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Nov 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
're talking about here. that is why we're here. >> reporter: mr. obama shot back with a electric you're on democracy. >> so easy way out is yell and pretend i can do something by violating our laws. and what i'm proposing is a harder path. which is to use our democratic processes. >> reporter: the heckler is a student at san francisco state and an undocumented immigrant from south korea. he said he came to listen to the president about immigration reforms. but he became disappointed when the president failed to mention anything about the plight of illegal immigrants. >> 1.8 million undocumented immigrant family members are, have deported. and one thousand hundred undocument immigrant family members are facing deportation every day. he feels immigration reform for undocumented immigrants is an urgent issue and the president can stop deportations by executive power. >> he can do it. he does not sympathetic against undocumented workers if he does, he will stop deportation right now. >> his -- betty ng's family members met with the president before the speech. >> reporter: the preside
Nov 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
, twitter has a lot of high profile users including president obama and the pope. but it's not profitable. how, ipo could do good for start ups and under funded schools. it's pay back time for those investing in twitter when no one knew power of messages limited to 140 characters. some of the $2 billion raised will go into other start ups. >> early investors putting money to twitter, many will achieve liquid ti and much of the profit will be able to be invested into new start ups many local, through other venture capitol firms. >> ipo will give a stash of cash that will give it freedom to make deals or offer new services or they can just sit on it the way apple does. >> kind of money gives them options they may not have anything to spend it on today, but something may come available tomorrow. >> twitter moved into san francisco's mid market area. a crew cleaned windows today, the twitter presence starting to clean up market street from 6th street to vanness the owner of sam's diner says there is more foot traffic. >> when the twitter is other businesses coming into the area. it's generate
Nov 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
the number increased by 2,000% under president obama. since then, average wait dropped from 16 months to just five months. peninsula congress woman jackie speier has been pushing for improvements. >> i think they've gone from an "f" to a "b". >> va miss aid goal of eliminating all year old claims by october, speier is pleased the agency reduced number of weight. >> frankly, i don't think they'd come close. it's a huge reduction. >> reporter: in washington va officials have been asked to explain to congress why they're tl is still a backlog. >> i would just refer to the folks in benefits administration and, who have brought this backlog down 193,000 claims in 190 days. >> reporter: a general said a new xurter system is helping and the agency requiring all mroi mroim -- employees to work overtime they worry overtime won't last. at american legion in los angeles vietnam veteran spent 40 years helping veterans get benefits and is worried about what happens when attention begins to fade. >> when pressure is reduced and dog and pony shows go away and tents are folded and they're out of town, what
Nov 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
are taking legal action >>> tonight president obama is on the west coast for a multi-city fund-raising tour. air force one landed at seattle tacoma airport a couple of hours ago. he attend two fund-raisers tonight. tomorrow morning he is coming to the bay area for an immigration reform rally in china town and two more democratic fund-raisers. >>> protesters are already mobilizing for his visit. the group code pink is holding a protest tonight. you are looking live at that. of course i will hours ahead of the president's visit calling attention to the government's use of drones. again, this is a live picture from outside of the san francisco jazz center where the group has gathered. that will be one of the president's stops tomorrow. >>> in sonoma county tonight, firefighters are getting the upper hand on a growing wildfire. the fire is now 35% contained. flames have consumed a 3300-acres of labd. better weather and more personnel are helping to knock down the fire. 12 homes are threatened but there's no danger to nearby geo thermal power plants. >>> sometimes grain isn't good. wind turbines
Nov 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
obama >> cancer causing vapors seeping into a neighborhood. >> yes. good news if you live or to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at or call 1-800-752-6631. >>> abc7 news learned about cancer causing vapors seeping into the neighborhood. for years they knew a toxic plume contaminated ground water with the vapors the epa notified residents that random testing had high concentrations of tce. abc7 news learned tests found no traces of the chemical above ground a community meeting about this starts at 7:00 at mounltin view's historic adobe building. >> tonight a government green light to the merger two of big airlines the settlement allows american and u.s. airways per yoermed the world's biggest carrier the new american will have to offer landing rights at seven airports to low cost carriers i
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
800-675-2607. >>> new promises of improvement after the obama administration released dismal numbers for online health care. 106,000 people enrolled in october. of those, 27,000 did so through the federal web site health short of the projected 500,000. remaining 79,000 applied through one of the 15 state run marketplaces with nearly 31,000 of those people here in california. the government's top tech people told lawmakers today the federal web site is improving. republicans say on friday, they'll put forward a measure allowing american who are getting cancellation letters to keep their plans. >> this is not about politics. these are about real people. in our district, that are being harmed by obamacare. >> the president will announce options to address issues, soon. >> san francisco is trying a new approach to keep artists from being pushed out of the city from skyrocketing revenlts city official as announced a partnership buying buildings in mid market district the area home to twitter the community arts stable sayings trust will rent buildings then give them a chance to p
Nov 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
is the picture president obama tweeted today. more celebrity tweets later. for now, let's attorney abc7 news reporter wayne freedman who got a look at the hundreds of people involved in staging this today, wayne? >> reporter: there is a possible down side. when the kid turns 16 and gets a driver's license you know he's going to want a lamb bore bor -- lamb -- only one person can save her, bat kid. >> a lot of crime fighting to do. >> if a city could win a best supporting actor ward it could have been us and today. >> i love san francisco. it's the best. >> reporter: you know the not so small miracle today. almost out of control act of kindness for a small boy whose batman wish captivated a city and a nation. a day to look at times like controlled chaos, police, media, news choppers above. fact, fantasy rarely intermingle like this. >> embracing and celebrating childhood. >> would it have been impossible to follow. too much traffic, too much people this, is union square. take a look. believe it. >> reporter: what would you have been doing today? >> working. >> you came down for this? >> i
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
any longer. >> president obama had more fill why bustered than any other president. >> janet yellen likely to be a new beneficiary of the filibuster rule. yellen is a former uc berkeley economist and former president of the san francisco federal reserve bank. assuming the senate approves she'll replace ben bernancke. >> the city of oakland just won a civil judgment against a group of fake immigration lawyers the city sued american legal services calling employees conartists. saying they just gave bad legal advice >> they charged high fees. they had the money they acted against the interests of the theys they had been asked to help. >> the bad advice tore apart families. so far, the city only recovered 200,000 of $15 million judgment. >> thousands of people heading to dallas to mark 50th anniversary of the death of president kennedy. a special commemoration will take place tomorrow near where he was killed. today, hundreds of people are already there, staking out their spot. visitors say it's a tragic moment in american history. >> i remember that dachl my generation is getting older
Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
people. president obama and top officials have promised the web site will be optimally functional for the vast majority by the end of tomorrow. these improvements come two months after troubled rollout. technical teams including some from silicon valley have been working on fixes. it's set to come back online at 5:00 in the morning. >> a yosemite national park employee helping others after her own near death experience. jessica garcia nearly died after being injureed and trapped in the wilderness. >> you made it to the foot bridge? >> yes. >> we're done. >> good hike. >> garcia spends a day a week hiking trails. >> coming back down trails. >> part of the time she volunteered to stop and talk with visitors about safety. >> enjoy and have a safe hike. >> jessica is one of the newest members in the search and rescue team known. >> there are close points. could be just a shear drop if you got too close. it's not worth going down into a ravine because you'll end up stuck there. >> reporter: incredible she's able to walk, hike or volunteer. jessica nearly died at the park last year, sh
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
followers. justin bieber is a close number two. lady gaga has 40 million followers. president obama and taylor swift each have 36 million. >>> sunnyvale mother has been reunited with her infant son, the subject of a multistate amber alert yesterday. district attorney's office investigators today escorted patricia romero to the airport where she flew to arizona to be with her baby, 2 week old henry. the child was abducted by his father when he learned patricia was moving out of state. the two were captured at a checkpoint in mexico yesterday. the suspect is 22-year-old jesus guler. he'll have an extradition hearing tomorrow in tucson. he faces two felonies, kidnapping, and parental child abduction. >>> a rape on a south bay college campus is being investigated tonight as a possible hate crime, as well. the student was attacked in a bathroom at deanza college in cupertino. her gender identity may have been part of the identification. abc 7 upon news reporter vick lee is live with the story. >> reporter: well, dan, the sexual assault happened in that tall building behind me. that's the
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